Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine®' (Hordival)#PP22739, COPF
Also called Old Fashioned Bleedingheart
More About Dicentra spectabilis Valentine® ('Hordival') (PP22739, COPF)
- AKA Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Valentine'
- True, bright red flowers with protruding, white petals emerge on arching, red stems
- Foliage emerges a deep purple and fades to a plum-green as the plant matures
- Leaves are coarsely divided on this robust, upright plant
- Foliage goes dormant in late summer
- Bloom Time: Spring
Valentine® Bleedingheart Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in a cool, moist soils that are fertile, humus, rich and well-drained, in partial to full shade. Providing the plant has adequate moisture, it also grows well in sun, but may go dormant sooner. Dicentra may benefit if some of the main stems are tipped back to about half after flowering, to produce a more compact and sturdy plant. Protect from strong winds, but does not require staking. Plants do not like to be divided and are not prone to any serious insect or disease problems.
Dicentra spectabilis Valentine® ('Hordival') (PP22739, COPF) Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)